The Kansan - Newton, KS
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Issues surrounding funding for education will be a major topic of discussion for legislators this session, with debate also likely to continue on the issue of Common Core standards. The Common Core is a set of academic standards in mathematics and English language arts/literacy. These learning goals outline what a student should know and be able to do at the end of each grade. The State Board of Education adopted the guidelines in 2010. Advocates say the standards...

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The Super Bowl looks like a tossup in this gambling city, where more than $100 million will likely be riding on the game by kickoff.

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Prairie Harvest owner Aaron Gaeddert and store founder, Becky Nickel, traveled to San Francisco to introduce Peppernuts at Winter Fancy Food Show Jan. 11-13, 2015. Prairie Harvest Peppernuts were among 1,400 exhibits at the 40th annual show held...

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CVB hosts annual meetingBy Ashley Bergner/Newton KansanTravel and tourism plays a significant role in the Newton economy.At the Newton Convention and Visitors Bureau annual meeting Thursday at the Meridian...

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Whitney Houston's daughter

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Domestic violence. Questionable discipline. Player safety. Confusing officiating. Deflated footballs.

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Justin Timberlake and

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Saturday Night Liveput forth its strongest show of the season this weekend, with host

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As it is, a pretty persuasive case could be made that Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas and the rest of the Seattle Seahawks defense is among the very best groups on that side of the ball in NFL history.

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